DSC  Installation Manual for Ubundu

In Ubundu Operating System, the Digital signature should be setup first and registration must be done to make use of it. There are five steps for registering Digital signature

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  1. Installation (DSC Driver Tool, DSC Signer)
  2. Browser Configuration
  3. BIMS Registration/Renewal
  4. SPARK Registration/Renewal
  5. E Submission.


1. Installation (DSC Driver Tool, DSC Signer)

Following are the prerequisites for installing DSC Signer utility.

  • Oracle Java 8 Runtime
  • Driver for DSC token in Ubundu

Java 8 Runtime is included in DSCSigner Debian package.

1.1 DSC Token Driver Installation

The explanation for installation process of ProxKey Driver is explaining below. Other DSC tokens will have similar setup procedure for token Driver Installation. For installing Driver and signerDSC Token should be installed in the system. First connect the DSC Token  in the system. Press the keys Alt+Ctrl+t in the keyboard. At that time a terminal will be opened. Press Enter key for identifying the version of java to be installed. If the version is Java 1.8 then install that particular version.

Copy the DSC token driver into the desktop.

Press Alt+Ctrl+t and open a terminal for installing token driver. Type cd desktop in that terminal, then type the system password after that insert the command for installing the driver.

Command: sudodpkg -i wdtokentool-proxkey_1.1.0-1_all.deb

Like this the complete the installation. After completing the installation procedure click the Finish button.

1.2 DSC Signer Installation

After installing token driver install the DSC signer.

For that press the key Alt+Ctrl+t and open  the terminal. Then insert the command for installing the signer and press Enter key

Thus installation procedure will start. After installation DSC Signer icon will be seen on the right side of the task bar. For changing token type, right click the icon and select Settings.

Then select the appropriate Token.

After selecting the appropriate Token click Save button.

Then remove the device and connect the device once again.

2. Browser Configuration

Browser must be configured before installing DSC Signer . The configuration should be different for each and every browser.

⇒Mozilla Firefox

Open Mozilla Firefox and type the following in the address bar and press Enter key


A new window will appear and click the View Certificate button.

In the new window click the Import button in Authorities tab.

Import the root CA.crt file certificate in the ssl Folder which is already downloaded with DSC Signer and click the Open button.

Select the option Trust this CA to identify websites from the new window and click Ok button.

When the configuration is completed Mozilla Firefox is ready for digital signing using DSC signer.

⇒Google Chrome

Open Google Chrome and type the following in the address bar and press Enter key.


Enable the yellow coloured link in the flowing window.

After that click the Relaunch button seen at the bottom of the page.

When the configuration is completed Google Chrome is ready for digital signing using DSC signer.The above said details are for using digital signature device in a computer.

For submitting bills in applications like BIMS, SPARK etc follow the following instructions.

3.BIMS Registration/Renewal

For Registration/Renewal of Digital signature device in BIMS click the DSC registration link available in BIMS Home page.

                                                   Insert the 10 digit DDO code and click Next button.

The DDO registration details including Treasury, Department, Office, Designation of DDO will appear in that page. Then click Proceed button.

A pdf certificate will generate in that page. This is the procedure of registration in BIMS.

Submit the acknowledgement letter downloaded from BIMS to concerned treasury.

4.SPARK Registration/Renewal

For Registration/Renewal of digital signature device in SPARK, select the Administration menu after login to SPARK. Then click New Registration/Renewal of DSC option in Administration menu.

Click New Registration/Renewal of DSC for registration. Once registered the validity period can be viewed in that window.


After clicking registration option a window will appear for inserting the Token password of the device. In that window insert the password and click Ok button.

A new window, with the name as in Token and the validity period of certificate will be displayed on the screen. Select the check box and click Ok button. If the name is matched then SPARK registration will be completed.

If the name is not matched, then go through the menu, Service matters→Personal details→Present service details. Then verify the aadhar details and update it. Then register once again.


If the device (Token) is replaced or the DDO has changed then the same option (New Registration/Renewal of DSC) can be used for renewal.


If SPARK registration is completed then the bills can be submitted to treasury.

5.E Submission.

In Accounts→Bills→E_Submit Bill menu, before clicking Approve and Submit button you need to insert the Token password as mentioned above.

                                                   Enter the Token password and click Next button.

A message will appear there which shows the E submission is completed successfully.

DDOs can take DSCs in all working days through the prior appointment of corresponding District wise Coordinators